The Promises I CAN Make…

“When you stay focused and keep a commitment you create momentum, and momentum creates momentum.” -Rich Fettke I am no longer focusing my attention on the promises I cannot keep or have not… Continue reading

3 Challenges You Should Take On In 2017

Throughout 2016, I kept wishing that 2017 was here. Last year was hard. I struggled with loss and change in numerous areas of my life. This year, I decided to clearly define my goals… Continue reading

If I Can’t Lose Weight…I’ll Eat It.

We are back from Florida. I didn’t share this with you all, but I did finish the Walt Disney World Marathon. Remember my post about deferring the race? If not check it out here: Follow Up… Continue reading

Meet The Blogger: 50 Things Taylor

    This year, I fully intend to give you all plenty of content. Since that is my goal for this year, I figured…why not tell you some random facts about Tay. Lord,… Continue reading

Another Family Passing

So this post will be very brief. A few months ago – February 13, 2016 (the day before Valentine’s Day) my Grandmother passed away and I blogged about it – GRIEF: 82 DAYS AND… Continue reading

3 Major Reasons Why I Believe Donald Trump Might ACTUALLY Win…

“Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a… Continue reading

Book Review #2: Heaven Is For Real

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero If you read my last post, BOOK REVIEW: CRASH THE CHATTERBOX, you know that I set a goal to complete… Continue reading

Small Town Challenges…

My last follow-up blog post, I shared with you all my new journey and me and Manny’s “no fear movement” to Cincytucky. In that post, I almost made myself vomit with all of… Continue reading

No Fear Movement, A New Journey Forward

Forget what we became, what matters is what we’ve become, and our potentials to overcome. -Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel I won’t apologize anymore for my lack of presence in keeping up with my blog.… Continue reading

Book Review: Crash the Chatterbox

Book Review: Crash the Chatterbox

When Does It Stop?

Before you even watch the video below please first watch the links below:  Aftermath Of Man Shot By Minnesota Police During A Traffic Stop! (*Warning* Graphic) Alton Sterling shooting: Second video of deadly encounter… Continue reading

The City of Storytelling

I was supposed to post this one a couple of weeks ago, before my passionate post about the killings of many black men across the nation. So here it is, enjoy!   After a… Continue reading

Embracing the Present, It’s a Gift

The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. -Richard Bach As already mentioned, I am in New Orleans right now. I type this when I should be getting… Continue reading

Mindset: Creating Victorious Days

Mindset: Creating Victorious Days – It’s Mental Monday!

Saving Money: Movie Date Night, Total Win

Saving Money: Movie Date Night, Total Win

The Cleanse and all The Rest.

Health: The Cleanse and all The Rest.

#PrayforOrlando: Where Is The Love?

“Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illuminates it.”-Martin Luther King, Jr. Five years a Florida resident, peace surrounds me. ♥ Until yesterday. I realize… Continue reading

Traveling Gems: 9 Bodies, 1 Ministry

“Passion will move men beyond themselves, beyond their shortcomings, beyond their failures.” -Joseph Campbell So, I’ll keep this post short. Well, at least I’ll try. This weekend, I decided to visit my family in… Continue reading

Series: My Considerable Challenges with Healthy Eating

“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” -Julia Child On Sunday, I decided that I’d go ahead and hit the “restart” button on my… Continue reading

Grief: 82 Days and Counting, Welcome Back?

Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim. -Vicki Harrison Many… Continue reading

Quick Recipe of the Week: Happy Eating

Happy Wednesday! Hump Day! Happy Whatever You Celebrate On A Wednesday, DAY! When I first began blogging, I promised many of you that I would provide some tasty eats and I am finally in… Continue reading

Here Again: Those “Dreaded” Mondays…

“You have to prepare physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually to conquer any mountain.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind Well, it is Monday again and this is our common denominator… Continue reading

Quick Fun Health Find: Weight Gurus Digital Scale

 “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” -Jim Rohn So instead of my usual “motivational Workout Wednesday” post. I decided to provides a combination of motivation and product recommendation. In… Continue reading

Cutting Costs: What Can YOU Afford To Live Without?

“It’s Not The Money That Matters, It’s How You Use It That Determines It’s True Value.” Happy Financial Friday! As we begin to close out the first month of our new year, I wanted to… Continue reading

Unwavering Accountability: A Constant Choice Toward The Life You Deserve

It is health that is the real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” – Mahatma Gandhi A C C O U N T A B I L I T Y . … Continue reading

Change Your Attitude: The Gift of Gratitude.

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” Eckhart Tolle I’d like to keep this post short for this final (Mental) Monday of January 2016. I’d… Continue reading

My Fitness Pal: The Catalyst To Achieving Your Goals!

The Money In Your Bank Account Isn’t The Only Thing You Should Be Counting… Many of you have heard of and maybe even tried MyFitnessPal. The more common complaints I’ve heard from friends who… Continue reading

A Tribute: Dr. Martin Luther King’s Immortal Lessons

“Our Lives Begin To End The Day We Become Silent About Things That Matter.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  First, I’d like to acknowledge how afraid many people are to use the color… Continue reading

Caught Up: Focusing On What Really Matters 

“It’s Not What Happens To You But How You React To It That Matters.” -Epictetus  One thing I’ve realized as I’ve grown up and through several conversations with various individuals is that all… Continue reading

Follow Up Posting: There Was That Cute Countdown Widget…What Happened?

 It’s A Wonderful Thing When You Become Okay With Saying, “I’ll Do It Next Time…” Many of you are wondering what happened to the countdown on the right side of the page. A… Continue reading

2016: No Resolutions, Only Reflections And Results

  New Year,.. Not So New Me! Every year, I hear my friends and loved ones say…”New Year, New Me!” The statement literally makes me cringe, because we should all be striving to… Continue reading

What You All Were Waiting For: I Need Your Help

Well, Mental Monday Is Over… Welcome To “Tell Me” Tuesday  So. I Need Your Help. All Of You. Friends And Foes Alike. H E L L O. L O V E S Help… Continue reading

Poshmark: The Clothes That Keep On Clothing

This Financial Friday, Rid Yourself Of Old Clothing Items And Allow Them To Make YOU Money To Get Rich, You Have To Be Making Money While You’re Asleep. -David Bailey Many Of You… Continue reading

Meal Prep For Dummies: Why Dining At Home Can Save Your Life

Meal Prep For Beginners, And Boy Am I A Beginner Recently, I Made The Decision To Do Something Absolutely Insane. When I Say This Decision Was Crazy, I Truly Outdid Myself. The Decision Would… Continue reading

Emotional Spending: Why You Must Hide The Plastic

Learn To Control Your (Emotion-Based) Spending  Retail Therapy: Noun – Shopping To Make Oneself Feel Happier Let Me Introduce You To My Dear Friend…Drunk Spending. I Know You’ve Seen This Friend Before, She Usually Comes… Continue reading

OMG, I Ran Into Me: How To Survive Any Running Injury

Five Ways You Can Avoid Running Injury… So I Hurt Myself. Remember When I Told You That I’d Gotten Behind On My Health And Fitness Journey?? Well, I Tried. A Few Weeks Ago… Continue reading

Make Joy A Priority: Be In The Drivers Seat Of Your Joy

Finding A Way To Incorporate Joy During The Most Difficult Times “There Is Little Success Where There Is Little Laughter” -Andrew Carnegie This Past Weekend I Had The Chance To Explore The Walt Disney World… Continue reading

Why You Aren’t Allowed To Give Up: Lead A Dynamic Life

The Wake Up Call You Need (Photo Above Is The Fortune Found Inside My Fortune Cookie The Other Night) Before You Continue Reading, You Must Know That I Require Something In Return, After… Continue reading

Seasons Changing: Feelings Crazing

The Holiday’s And Your Emotions Are Just Around The Corner “The Holiest Of Holidays Are Those Kept By Ourselves In Silence And Apart; The Secret Anniversaries Of The Heart.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  … Continue reading

Welcome To The First Selfie Sunday: Let’s Redefine Ourselves

Get Your Selfie Sunday On… Self: Noun — The Evaluation By Oneself Of One’s Worth As An Individual In Distinction From One’s Interpersonal Or Social Roles.   Thank You Once Again For Reading.… Continue reading

Drowning: Swipe The Card Don’t Let The Card Swipe You

Welcome To Our Very First Financial Friday So, This Is The First Post On The Actual, Designated Day 🙂 I Just Returned From A Disney Cruise. I Must Say It Was A Fantastic Visit To… Continue reading

Kanye West Said It Best: Work It Out

It’s Your Time, Maximize This Workout Wednesday Again, I Realize Today Is Tuesday, Since I Cheated You In Mental Monday, I’m Ahead With Workout Wednesday Let Me Make One Thing Clear, Before We Get… Continue reading

Paralyze Your Thoughts: You Are In Control

First Mental Monday Posting I Realize Today Is Tuesday, I Have Cheated You All. This Wasn’t “Intentional.” To Be Completely Honest, I Have Been Very Reluctant, Lazy And Downright Insecure About The Publishing… Continue reading

About Me: The Truth Behind These Eyes

So, This Is It. I’m Presenting The Truth Behind My Eyes. To The Public.  In Writing It Sounds So Interesting, But Truly…I Am Simple. I Do However, Lead A Life Of Excess. Once… Continue reading